Day: April 2, 2020

Iran, US heat up war of words despite virus pandemic

Iran said Thursday it “only acts in self-defence” after President Donald Trump warned it against attacks on US troops in Iraq, as a new war of words heated up despite the coronavirus pandemic. Tensions between the arch-foes flared in Iraq where the United States deployed Patriot air defence […]

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

More than 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last wee k, far exceeding a record high set just last week, a sign that layoffs are accelerating in the midst of the coronavirus. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump is resisting calls to issue a national stay-at-home order to stem the spread of […]

UN chief says COVID-19 is worst crisis since World War II

UNITED NATIONS — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Tuesday that the world faces the most challenging crisis since World War II, confronting a pandemic threatening people in every country, one that will bring a recession “that probably has no parallel in the recent past.” There is also a […]

The Latest: Fauci unsure why some get sicker than others

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — Fauci says he’s been “puzzled” by way […]

PM greets people on Ram Navami

open view news desk NEW DELHI APRIL 2: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has greeted the people, on the auspicious occasion of Ram Navami.  “रामनवमी के पावन अवसर पर समस्त देशवासियों को हार्दिक शुभकामनाएं। जय श्रीराम!”, the Prime Minister said. Narendra Modi✔@narendramodi रामनवमी के पावन अवसर पर […]

Dr. Jitendra Singh releases National Corona Survey conducted in 410 Districts of the Country.

open view news desk NEW DELHI APRIL 2: Dr. Jitendra Singh, Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions today released the National Preparedness Survey on COVID 19 – Responses of District Collectors and IAS Officers (2014-2018 batches). A copy of the report is available at The […]

MHA writes to States/UTs to ensure smooth Disbursal of Money to beneficiaries of PM-GKY during 21-day Lockdown to fight COVID-19

open view news desk NEW DELHI APRIL 2: The Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance had issued detailed guidelines on disbursal of money to beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PM-GKY) through banks, during 21-day lockdown to fight COVID-19. In pursuance of these guidelines, Secretary, Union […]

COVID-19 Robust contact tracing led to detection of 62 positive cases in JK: Kansal

Nearly 2000 contacts of positive cases have been identified J&K steps up testing process J&K’s testing rate second only to Kerala, will be further boosted 4 lakh masks, 1.60 lakh sanitizers ordered, stock position normal open view news desk JAMMU, APRIL 01: Principal Secretary Planning, Information and Government […]

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